Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which have casually escaped the shipwreck of time.
Quote by Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon Quotes
The pencil of the Holy Ghost hath labored more in describing the afflictions of Job...
Rebellions of the belly are the worst.
It is impossible to love and be wise.
Small amounts of philosophy lead to atheism, but larger amounts bring us back to God.
But men must know, that in this theatre of man's life it is reserved only...
It is natural to die as to be born.
Books will speak plain when counselors blanch.
Friendship increases in visiting friends, but in visiting them seldom.
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good...
If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.
Knowledge and human power are synonymous.
It is in life as it is in ways, the shortest way is commonly the...
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses...
Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised...
I have often thought upon death, and I find it the least of all evils.
Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.
Opportunity makes a thief.
This is certain, that a man that studieth revenge keeps his wounds green, which otherwise...